Railtown Cafe’s Popular Saturday Tailgate BBQ series is back!


Railtown Cafe is taking it to the streets again this summer when the counter-service hotspot continues its wildly popular al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecue Series on select Saturdays in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Railtown District.

Kicking off May 28 and continuing June 11, July 9, Aug. 13 and Sept. 17 from 4 to 10 p.m., Railtown Chefs and Co-owners Dan Olson and Tyler Day will roll out their custom-built, 12-foot barbecue barrel to serve up a mouthwatering selection of slow-smoked brisket and pork shoulder and beer-brined chicken and sausage along with a choice of made-from-scratch sides. Tickets are available for $19 per person plus tax, with a vegetarian option for $13 per person.


The Tailgate Barbecue menu includes:

35-hour Texas-style Beef Brisket 
Applewood-smoked Pork Shoulder
Beer-brined Fraser Valley Chicken 
D’Original Sausage Haus Brats
Tabatha’s Jalapeño Cornbread
Corn on the Cob

Plus, a choice of two side dishes:  

Carolina Coleslaw
Creamy Potato Salad
Classic Caesar Salad
Farmers’ Market Field Greens

Barbecue enthusiasts can also quench their thirst with Railtown’s rotating selection of craft beers by local breweries such as Postmark, Driftwood, Red Truck and Strange Fellows as well as house-made Sangria and Lynchburg Lemonade, wines by the glass and bottle and happy hour specials on tap from 4 to 6 p.m.

Tickets for each of the Railtown Tailgate Barbecue Series events on May 28June 11July 9Aug. 13 and Sept. 17 are available for $19 (meat-lovers) and $13 (vegetarian) plus tax and may be purchased online at www.railtowncafe.ca/events as well as onsite. All tickets purchased online in advance include a complimentary drink voucher (up to $6 value).

ABOUT RAILTOWN CAFE | Located at the corner of Railway and Dunlevy in the historic Railtown District of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, RailtownCafe offers sit-down or take-out breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cozy, laidback space that brings together the best fresh, local and organic ingredients for a wide array of made-to-order gourmet sandwiches, hand-made pastries and a build-your-own salad bar unlike anywhere else in the city. Launched in 2012 by Vancouver chefs Dan Olson and Tyler Day — who own and operate the complemental event coordinating and catering business Railtown Catering out of the same facility — Railtown Cafe also offers a coffee bar featuring locally roasted beans, cold-pressed juices and craft beer on tap.
Photo and information provided by  Shelley McArthur Communications.

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